At the World Economic Forum on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Phnom Penh this week, Grete Faremo participated in a panel discussion on the region’s impact on the global economy.
The two-day event in Addis Ababa brought together local entrepreneurs with procurement practitioners from UNOPS and the UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Uncontrollable crime. Newborn babies and their mothers dying. No help for the sick. These were issues that plagued several disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Guinea’s capital city – all because of the limited access to these areas.
A new project is designed to strengthen community policing and public order in 20 districts in Ukraine.
On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, levelling parts of the country. For many people in this mountainous country, it’s a day they’ll never forget.
UNOPS is seeking diverse articles for an upcoming publication on how procurement can support the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNOPS and We Are The Oceans (WATO) will work together in support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14
Afghanistan is one of three polio-endemic countries in the world. A new, first-of-its-kind centre will work towards eliminating the disease for good.
Agriculture is a leading sector and a vital source of economic growth in Ethiopia. UNOPS sustainable procurement service is helping the country build up its national and regional capacity in this area.
As insurgent attacks intensify across a country struggling with a legacy of conflict, including the persistent threat of mines and explosive remnants of war, Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous countries to live in.
Dagon Seikkan Township sits in the eastern part of Yangon. Between the trees and along the coast, more than 165,000 people built a life in this industrial town. Young Hlaing Hlaing Htet lives here.
Without water there would be no life – it’s a necessity for all living things, from the smallest of plants to the largest of animals. For some people, getting enough water to survive is still a daily struggle.
The Military Medical Clinical Centre of the Central Region in Vinnytsia is one of six hospitals throughout Ukraine to receive medical equipment with support from the Government of Japan.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo delivers keynote address at European Central Bank Conference on Innovation, co-hosted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
UN Web Buy Plus brings increased efficiency and innovation to the procurement marketplace
The UNOPS Executive Director discussed the opportunities for businesses in helping to implement the SDGs during the Næringslivets Konferanse for Internasjonalisering og Utvikling.
UNOPS presents road map on building sustainable and robust infrastructure to officials from the Government of the State of Palestine.
A signing ceremony in Kabul on 27 February marked the start of a new project that will improve access to markets, and establish better facilities for agricultural production and storage in Herat.
UNOPS Executive Director spoke about the unique challenges faced by small island developing states in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, slammed into the Philippines. A new project is helping part of the country continue to rebuild.
Six common crossing points between Serbia and Kosovo will boost free trade, movement of people and regional cooperation.